Download

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Definition

to download: to transfer data from the Internet or another computer to one's own computer
verb

a download: a file or program that has been transferred or downloaded from another computer or the Internet
noun

Examples

  • "Hannah : Well, I believe that the government is entitled to make downloads illegal."
  • "Then again I download a lot of por."
  • "Digital downloads and CDs aren't killing off the traditional vinyl album, and it seems that the Internet is actually safeguarding its future."
  • "Though the next time you download from the internet, I suggest you use a USB key."
  • "You have full access to the internet but will be unable to download files on to your computer."
  • "Internet piracy, which involves file sharing and unauthorized downloading of copyrighted material, may be made illegal in several European countries."
  • "If the anti-piracy legislation is passed, government agencies will be tracking IP addresses, monitoring our downloads, maybe even reading our e-mails!"
  • "It's the new anti-theft 'app' that I downloaded this morning."
  • "Downloads should stay free and legal."
  • "Perhaps you are a purist and limit yourself to downloading pornography and heavy metal music, however whether you are podcasting vegan recipes or ranting about Venezuelan foreign policy on a message board, it seems clear that the Web has become less of an occasional tool than a full-time distraction."

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